Based on the bestselling two-volume World Religions: Eastern and Western Traditions, A Concise Introduction to World Religions, Third Edition. A concise introduction to world religions / edited by Willard G. Oxtoby & Alan F. View the summary of this work. Bookmark: Ideal for a one-semester course, this new text–based on the two-volume introduction published in and edited by Willard G. Oxtoby–covers the major world.
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Oxtoby–covers the major world religions, addressing their significance in today’s society and culture and also in historical perspective. Apophenia rated it liked it Sep 23, As a survey, it does not go into any great depth on any one religion and some, especially “modern” religions such as Mormonism and Baha’i only rate a few paragraphs.
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This book does not do that. Oxtobythe original editor of this work, was Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto, where he launched the graduate program in the study of religion. Amore, Amir Hussain, and Alan F. Based on the bestselling two-volume World Religions: It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in religionns, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Please enter the message.
Amore and Amir Hussain New “Recent Development” sections in each chapter examine the modern challenges and recent developments unique to each tradition More coverage of women and religion throughout, including additional discussion of the contributions of women to the development of each tradition and their roles in practicing and performing rituals Fully revised and updated throughout; each chapter incorporates the latest research and developments in the study of each tradition A redesigned full-color art program effectively illustrates the practices, rituals, and symbols characteristic of each faith.
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In this case, though, that means a huge chunk of the book: Thanks for telling us about the problem. OxtobyAlan F. Based on the bestselling two-volume World Religions: Would you also like to submit a review for this item? Oxtobythe original editor of this work, was Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto, where he launched the graduate program in the study of religion. Some features of WorldCat will not be available.
Sidebar features include sayings of the founder or other figures, biographical sketches of major historical and modern thinkers, and illustrations ti important symbolism and iconography. Similar Items Related Subjects: Ideal for a one-semester course, this new text–based on the two-volume introduction published in and edited by Religiojs G. Mar 04, Daniel rated it really liked it Shelves: Features About the Author s Features Balances historical and contemporary coverage by offering students a solid grounding in the foundation of each tradition while also exploring the role that each tradition plays in contemporary society and the challenges that it faces Excerpts from sacred texts, prayers, or hymns in each chapter include passages from the Bible, the Qur’an, the Dhammapada, the Bhagavad Gita, the Adi Granth, the Book of Mormon, and a Baha’i prayer Coverage of new religions and movements Ch.
Important Features of this Edition Contributors Preface 1. Anna Harper rated it really liked it Dec 22, Muslim Traditions, Amir Hussain conciss.
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When presented to a Western audience, these words carry strong cultural expectations with them, unless ample caveats are presented to the student. About the Author s The late Willard G. The Nature of Religion, Roy C. Ideal for a one-semester course, this new text–based on the two-volume introduction published in and edited by Willard G. User lists with this item 2 Things to Check Out 1 items by Richae14 updated